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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 12, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT ABILENE, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 12, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS Rusk, Gromyko Talk Over Berlin GENEVA Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gro- myko spent Ihree hours loday discussing Berlin ami disarms- menl problems without reaching any sclllemcnl. Foreign Sea-clary Lord Home 01 Britain bowed mil of Ore talks Ihe United Slates will go ahead with a series of nuclear almos- pheric tests in the central Pacific. Home supported the U.S. stand. After dinner the three men and their interpreters spent about 90 minutes in private conversation, mos[ Of (he time presumably de- voted to Berlin -SHE Both men were accompanied by nnd vlc know it." experts 'Because of the length of the dis- cussion, (he Berlin review pro- AsKed. whether he obtained any sumably went further than a satisfaction from Grornyko, Rusk mere repetition of previous U.S. replied, 'We Jl find out in a day complaints over Soviet harass- or mcnt lactics in the air corridors to the isolated city G.romvko lcfl nolel suite m which the dinner was held un- smiling as usual. When newsmen soughl to him, he pointed The Unitedstales in the" past soughl to him, he pointed has proposed putting Ihe access hls fmger at lhem "Thls under interna- 1S Plaee for an interview." routes lo Berlin tional supervision, but this has ForD18n Secretary Home re- been rejected by the Russians. "We talked about prelim- Whether Rusk went into detail on inary lillks- You liave to 6ct uscd fVlrt ___ 1 ____ 1J __ I fl tfllkS." the American proposal could noi be determined immediately. The discussions will be con- tinued Tuesday when Gromyko is a luncheon guest of Rusk, in- formed sources said. A British spokesman said Home's temporary withdrawal from the foreign ministers' ses- sions was a logical development since the Americans and the Brit- ish are speaking in Geneva with one voice. Husk, Gromyko and Lord Home for Ihe opening of the 17- nalion disarmament conference Wednesday conferred Sunday night at dinner but reports were that liltle progress was made. The Western Allies called on Russia lo slop harassing Allied air traffic lo Berlin lest increas- ing tensions there endanger the disarmament negotiations. Gromyko denied knowledge of Soviet interference in the Berlin air corridors. told Gromyko the United States and Britain would like to.gel lo work promptly on a nuclear test ban Irealy. Gromyko dimmed hopes for a quick agreement by raising the old spy-scare issue lo counter President Kennedy's demand lhat Ironclad inspection provisions be wrillcn Into any Irenly. Rusk again warned Gromyko lhat unless an agreement can be reached by the middle of April, Blue Skies Here After 'Brown Out' Generally fair weather with blue, not brown skies is pre- dicted through Tuesday with temperalurcs lo be a bil warmer Tuesday, Ihe local weatherman said Monday following two days of winds and sand which "browned out" the- sun. The high winds blew over a wall in Big Spring, cul visibility throughout Abilene nnd vicinity ......---.ij. H.NIH w and blew n tree into a house here m. schedule. _ withou! any major damage. Visibility at the Weather Bu- reau at Abilene Municipal Airport, normally 30 miles, was reduced to scven-eighlhs ot n niile for Iwo hours Sunday between 4 and G' p'.m. about a half mile. There was som damage reported to shingles and 'trees in Eastlaiid. Highest wind clocked here was menls. 50.8-mile per hour gust around a.m. -Sunday, Shannon Teal, days following his fourth opera- meteorologist at Ihc local Wealh- lion. Dr. Reiff entered the hos- cr Bureau, reported. The ,winds pital Jan. 31 for treatment of a buffeted Abilene willi n sustained hcmoi rhnging ulcer, velocity of 45 mph throughout Ihc He had resigned .Ian. 25 with day. Monday Ihe winds were down his resignation to become effee- to about f) mph from Ihe north- live July I. At Ihe lime he said he wanted northwest. The winds here Sunday Iwisled (inly to rest, off a 40-foot tree al Ihc home of Tributes from Mr. nnd Mrs. W. K. Alexander, cntors, businessmen and private 1441 Cedar Crest, with part of the citizens who were associated wllh tree falling on the home of Mrs. Dr. Rciff, as well ns from minis- Knlhryn Green, 1433 Codar Crest Green home. llo u, LH1CIIUL Mrs. Alexander said the tree, known. There also were personal an Arizona cypress, spill nbonl tributes from Ihe many friends of mldwny.iip Ihe trunk am! twisted (he ficlff family, off between 10 nnd 11 a.m. while Dr. Wayne Evnns of Fort the family wns at church. f "v it. ii ut in, f i ui uit; j i-ou Ino wind loppled a wall of con- Honixl of Trustees nnd clinirman crctc tile faced with hrlck alwul of (he commiltee elected to pick 15 feet high and 100 feet long at n a new president, voiced Ihc scnti- Grant's Department Store, which incuts of mnny in his memorial: currcnlly Is under conslruclion in "The complete dedication glveij Big Spring, The wnll was cnm- by Dr. nnd Mrs. Reiff to lender- plcted but not braced. Another ship In n program of physical nnd wnll of the huildlnK tind boon com- Hcndomlc development in B dls- but was braced mid siif- llnclive Christian seltlng ha.? mer- no t Wc do" them (the inci- TD IRI ITCC DUItj rU U K HONORARY DEGREE Dr. Evan Allard Reiff, left, is shown here with Supreme Court Justice Zollie Steak- ley in June, 1959. Steakley was commencement speak- er at Hardin-Simmons and also received an honorary degree from the university at that time. (Staff Photo) Dr. Reiff Services At 10 Tuesday Funeral services for Dr. Evan Allard Reiff, Hardin Simmons University president who died Sunday night at Hendrick Memo- rial Hospital will he held al 10 a.m. Tuesday in Ihe Firsl Baplist Church. Dr. Elwin Skilcs, minister of the Firsl Baptist Church here- Dr. James Landes, minister of the Firsl Baplisl Church of Wichita Falls and presidenl of the Baptist General Convention of Texas- Dr Rupert Richardson, president emeritus and senior professor of at Hardin Simmons and George Graham, executive me president and (he university s in lerim president, will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Me- morial Park under the direction of Kiker-Warren Funeral Home. The body will lie in state at (he First Baptist Church from 9 lo 10 a.m. Tuesday. The casket will not lie opened afler the scrv- ices. Pallltoarcrs will be Hardin-Sim- mons University officials: Dr. H, B. Smith, dean of the faculty; Dr. E. W. Bailey, comptroller; Dr. Lee Hcmphill, vice president for development; Byron Bryant, di- rector of public relations: W. T. Wallon, vice presidenl and asso- ciate academic dean; and Dr. Es- cat Duke, diVcelor of graduate studies. Members of the board of 1ms- tecs of the University will serve as honorary pallbearers. Hardin Simmons will dismiss- classes all day Tuesday in honor et Issue allot SDEC Says II Opposes Referendum AUSTIN State Dem- ocratic Executive Committee or- dered today lhal a referendum on horserace belling be placed on Ihe May 5 primary ballot. The governing body of Ihe state Democratic party at the same lime passed a resolution saying it strongly opposed the referen- dum and recommended to Texas voters that it be overwhelmingly defeated. The votes on both actions were verbal with only a scattering of ''no's." Voters will be asked lo pass or rejecl two propositions: To let (he legislature decide tlie racing ques- tion or to ask [he legislature to call s slalewide ballot on Ihe sue. I The referendum was asked inj petitions containing about 200.000 signatures. Spokesmen for the committee said a spot check showed the pelilions conlained a sufficient number to force the referendum. The same petilion was (o go before Ihc state Republican Ex- ecutive meeting here today also. "I think this referendum will become an issue in the governor's race." said coinmillccinan Jim Griffin of McAllen. "Some ot the candidates are going to lake this up and it will become a vital is- sue. This referendum will become a dead pigeon." E. C. Panncll of Fort chairman of the resolutions sub- JACKIE WALKS BKTWEEN NEHRU AND HIS greeting warm, cheerful 
                            

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